Enable safe and quick deployment of new technologies in the competitive market
The payment market is continuously evolving with product manufacturers struggling to keep up-to-date with the growing number of different solutions. For cards, terminals and mobile pay devices, manufactures have to address contact, contactless technologies against a backdrop of tests required to meet specifications from EMVCo, MasterCard, Visa, China Union Pay, American Express and JCB. Manufacturers make substantial investments in both time and money, consequently the pressure is on to deploy new technologies quickly and deliver an advantage in this highly competitive market.
What is Digital payment services?
TÜV SÜD provides digital payment services for cards, terminals (integrated module, vending units, electronic point of sale -EPOS, automatic teller machines - ATM, mobile point of sale - mPOS) and mobile pay devices including wearables to comply with various payment related specifications and other applicable national regulations such as CE for Europe, FCC for USA etc, to support the product launch for the manufactures of the devices.
Our Digital payment services at a glance
IC cards - EMV Level 1 testing for IC cards for VISA, JCB and EMVCo, as well as Level 2 for VISA.
Terminal approvals - a number of different solutions, covering contact and contactless testing to the EMVCo, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and JCB specifications.
Mobile pay handset - EMV Level 1 testing for mobile handsets on different paths (UICC, eSE, HCE), including performance and interoperability testing.
Validation services - we can provide Test Tool Validation, Test Script Validation, Integrated Test or End to End Approvals and Tool Distribution.
TÜV SÜD contracted to provide services under the MasterCard Global Terminal Quality Management (TQM) programme.
TÜV SÜD is recognised by MasterCard to provide audit services for the Card Quality Management (CQM) programme.
TÜV SÜD has over 15 years’ of experience in the payment systems market. As an independent third-party test and certification body, we are authorised to carry out compliance testing for payment systems devices against the harmonised debit/credit EMV standards. This ensures that card interface devices and related software have the functionality and interoperability to perform effectively with EMV-compliant payment systems.
Our experts offer an unbiased and technically competent service for a wide range of subsystems and systems, whether established technologies, Bluetooth or the latest mobile phone technologies. TÜV SÜD provides fast evaluation and clearance, including report preparation and type approval management, to minimise your time to market for new technologies.
TÜV SÜD has an extensive worldwide network of digital payment experts means that we can provide certification for access to all global markets.
Your benefits at a glance
Minimise time to market - TÜV SÜD comprehensive knowledge of the digital payments market minimises approvals turnaround time and optimises time to market.
Ensure compliance - TÜV SÜD world-leading experts deliver unbiased technical support from our trusted and respected testing laboratories, tailoring processes to meet client-specific requirements.
Deliver quality - TÜV SÜD offers a wide range of payment testing services, backed up by our continual investment in a wide range of the most up-to-date test tools, all approved by EMVCo.
Global support - our global network of dedicated, multi-lingual experts and accredited test laboratories apply their global knowledge in a local context to ensure compliance with the relevant regulations and standards, supporting you to gain global market access.